back to article VMware buys VeloCloud to make the WAN NSX-y

VMware's acquired VeloCloud and will use its wares to extend its NSX software-defined networking platform to the wide area network. VeloCloud's bread and butter is software-defined WANs, which it operates from a cloud-based “Orchestrator” that takes most of the load off on-premises WAN networking hardware and lets users define …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    how much??

    Any idea what VMware is paying? Based on VeloCloud's last two quarterly earnings, this could be a really BIG deal, like $1 billion BIG.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    So finally catching up to Windows Server / Hyper-v'SDN capabilities then. Except those are included at no additional cost in the base server product. And totally free in the case of hyper-v server! /! I bet Vmware will charge for this...

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